- American Red Cross
- Doctors Without Borders, whose three hospitals in Haiti were destroyed, and many of their doctors are feared lost in the collapsed buildings
- World Vision
- Hope for Haiti
- Water Missions, which provides drinkable water for poor communities around the world
MSNBC also has a page of legitimate charities accepting donations. Be generous. But also be sure that you are donating to a real charity and not to a fraud or scam.